Introduction to Reading Comprehension for the GRE Video


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On multiple-choice GRE Reading Comprehension questions, should you look at the answer choices before coming up with your own answer?

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1. How many Reading Comprehension passages are on the GRE?

2. Each GRE Reading Comprehension passage will have between _____ questions:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Know that with this quiz/worksheet you will be assessed on your understanding of the number of Reading Comprehension passages on the GRE, multiple-choice questions, and the way questions are weighted.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be asked questions about:

  • Tips on answering multiple choice questions
  • The number of Reading Comprehension passages on the GRE
  • The number of questions per passage
  • How much of the Verbal Reasoning section is composed of Reading Comprehension
  • The difficult questions versus the easy questions

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the GRE's Reading Comprehension portion and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the basics of the Reading Comprehension section
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the GRE in a different light

Additional Learning

Study our accompanying lesson, Introduction to Reading Comprehension for the GRE, to gain a deeper understanding of this information. Primarily, this lesson will focus on:

  • Examples of reading comprehension questions
  • Strategies for answering certain questions
  • The format of the GRE
  • The relationship of passages and questions